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Corporate Counsel in Dallas, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Corporate Counsel to provide analysis and strategic advice with respect to contracts, litigation/dispute management, settlement negotiations and corporate governance. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, including customer agreements, lease agreements, equipment/vehicle purchase and lease agreements, vendor agreements, subcontracts, services agreements, and consulting agreements.
  • Assisting with labor and employment matters, employment contracts, workplace compliance, dispute management, and litigation.
  • Assisting with responding to administrative inquiries and charges.
  • Partnering with outside counsel on various legal matters including litigation management, and attending mediations, and trials and assisting in formulating early resolution strategies.
  • Assisting with the Company's corporate governance function, including maintaining corporate records (minutes/resolutions, stock ledger, etc.).
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as needed.

Skill-sets

  • Must be a self-starter, confident, and creative.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Well organized; capable of executing multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Team oriented; can collaborate across organizations and functions.
  • Ability to work well with both senior executives, as well as rank and file employees.
  • Ability and willingness to help out as needed in other areas.

Talent Requirements:

  • JD degree from accredited law school.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years law firm or in-house experience.
  • Some initial training in a law firm is strongly preferred.
  • Must be licensed to practice in Texas.
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.